Human Anatomy/The Skeletal System

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The skeletal system is composed of bones, cartilage, and ligaments. It supports muscles in order to enable movement, protects internal organs, produces red blood cells, and stores minerals such as calcium and phosphate.

Bones[edit | edit source]

Bone Structure[edit | edit source]

Cellular Composition[edit | edit source]

Divisions of the Skeleton[edit | edit source]

Axial Skeleton[edit | edit source]

Appendicular Skeleton[edit | edit source]